It has been open to dog walkers for more than a century.Because, of course, this is easier than identifying and acting to resolve the problems caused by the sorts of dog walkers who wouldn’t know what a code of conduct was if it was rolled up and used to whack them on the nose…
Now, canine owners taking a stroll in East Park are being given a code of conduct on how to walk their dogs.
Drawn up by East Park Dog Walkers' Association and Hull City Council dog wardens, the code tells owners where dogs are not allowed to go in the park and offers advice on letting dogs off their leads.And while they were beavering away with MS Publisher, and having endless meetings (with coffee and biscuits, of course) trying to decide what would go in their little pamphlet, who was patrolling the park?
It also tackles the much- debated issue of dog fouling.
Dog warden supervisor Helen Foulston said: "The code is about raising awareness of responsible dog ownership.And the sort of owners who let their animals do such things will treat your pointless little publication with contempt.
"The main issues we come across here are dog fouling, dog-on-dog attacks and wildfowl being chased."
Because unlike their dogs, you have no teeth...